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What You Need to Know If Injured On Your Construction Work Site

Harding Law Firm - Thursday, November 06, 2014

Injured On a Construction Site

Construction is a highly hazardous industry with innumerable daily activities carrying the potential of endangering workers.

From commercial and residential construction to excavations to demolitions, that there’s the possibility of injury falling from rooftops, unsafe machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, scaffolding collapse, repetitive motion injuries and exposure to materials such as silica dust and asbestos.

Given the sheer magnitude of workers in the field - nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day, injuries can be rampant.

If you work in the construction field and suffer an injury for any job-related tasks, call us to represent you in your personal injury case. It’s also vital to know what to immediately following your injury.

Here are 4 Steps to Take if Hurt On Your Construction Job:

  1. Seek immediate medical attention.
  2. Ask your physician to document your injuries.
  3. Notify your employer of your injury.
  4. Contact Harding Law to represent you in your personal injury case. If you are approached by the insurance company, you should not sign anything or answer any questions until you consult us. Without an attorney, you could make a mistake by signing a statement that is not accurate, is misleading or subject to a different interpretation. This statement could be used against you to deny your claim.

You can count on us at Harding Law to fight fiercely for your best interests, seeking the maximum award possible for everyone we represent. Contact us today for a free consultation.